Early-Season Stock Watch: Who’s Rising and Falling for the Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers started out this season as roughly as they could have. The defense has not been there as a unit or individually. Thirty-six-year-old Kobe Bryant has shouldered the load offensively and played extended minutes. While the new addition of Jeremy Lin has seen dividends, the addition of Carlos Boozer hasn't added any significant presence on the court.

How has Kobe Bryant handled his minutes? Does Carlos Boozer still have game left to help the Lakers? Has Jeremy Lin shown flashes of confidence and the ability to be aggressive?

Watch as Adam Lefkoe asks Kevin Ding whose stock is up and whose stock is down for the Los Angeles Lakers in the video above.

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